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Family sues over DPW worker’s drowning death at Baltimore wastewater plant (access required)

A new lawsuit claims that the wastewater facility where a Department of Public Works supervisor drowned in 2019 was a “deathtrap” that was so poorly maintained it was all but guaranteed to harm employees. The DPW employee, Trina Cunningham, died ...

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Family of man killed at excavation site files suit for wrongful death (access required)

The family of a 20-year-old man who was buried alive while working at a Baltimore excavation site is suing the city and a contractor for negligently failing to protect against cave-ins. Kyle Hancock died on June 6, 2018, after being buried in ...

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Jury awards $150K to Elkridge tenant displaced over mold dispute (access required)

A Howard County jury awarded $150,000 — including $37,000 in punitive damages — to a tenant whose landlord repeatedly failed to address mold contamination for nearly a year. The jury found Port Capital Village Limited Partnership liable for breach of ...

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Jury finds doctor negligent in treatment of pregnant woman (access required)

A Prince George’s County jury awarded $900,000 Tuesday to a couple whose unborn daughter died when a doctor failed to recognize a pregnancy complication. Marquita Cook and Jonathan Ramsey’s daughter, Journie, died in the womb at approximately 35 weeks in ...

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Attorneys: Fatal apartment explosion suit settled confidentially (access required)

ROCKVILLE — Families affected by a fatal apartment explosion in Silver Spring settled their lawsuit with the management company and Washington Gas and Light Company on Friday. Seven people were killed and dozens more were injured on Aug. 10, 2016, ...

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